Tips on how not to look like a complete tourist in England.
The currency is in British Pounds. Coins are called 'pence.' Money can also be referred to as 'quids.'
They drive on the other side of the road.
Even though they're a country that uses the metric system, their speeds and distances on the roads are measured by mphs and miles, like the US.
Tipping is not customary, sometimes restaurants will charge you a service fee, which is basically tip.
When your server asks you 'still or sparkling,' both options will usually refer to bottles. If you want free tap water, you have to ask for 'tap.'
When paying with a card at a sit down restaurant, the server will ring you at your table with a handheld POS device.
If you pay via swipe or insert credit cards, merchants are required to verify your identify with the signature on the back of your card with the signature on the receipt so make sure you sign the back of your card!
Left-hand side is the English word; right side is the American equivalent
Cheers = 'Goodbye' or sometimes 'Thank you'
Take away = Take out or to go
Lift = elevator
Queue = line
Boot = trunk of a car
Bin = trashcan
Cashpoint = ATM
Zebra crossing = Crosswalk or pedestrian crossing
Petrol = gas
Chemist = Drug store/pharmacy
Biscuit = Cookie
Chip = French fries
Crisps = chips
Ground floor = first floor
First floor = second floor
cross at least 3 of the bridges in London
eat fish and chips
eat a classic English Breakfast
see a guard (Horse Guards Building or Buckingham Palace, for instance)